Import News & Industry Updates

BCLDB Dates and Deadline Calendar for Price Changes and Promotions

The BCLDB has issued the letter in regards to 2018-2019 Dates and Deadline Calendar for Price Changes and Promotions. 

This schedule can be also found on BCLDB vendor website at

Cannabis retail, driving laws amongst new firm-on-safety policy decisions

BC Government News announcement Monday, February 5th, 2018:

Cannabis Retail, Driving Laws amongst new "firm-on-safety" policy decisions:

As British Columbia works towards the federal timeline for legalization of non-medical cannabis in July 2018, the Province continues to set policy direction to meet the needs and expectations of British Columbians.

2018 Galiano Island Wine, Beer and Cider Festival

The Galiano Island Wine, Beer and Cider Tasting Festival is getting more and more popular.

Every year, admission tickets sell very fast. More than 550 people (participants and volunteers) get to know the many wines, beers and ciders featured at the festival on Galiano Island.

This year, our 26th festival will be held on August 11th, 2018 from 1 to 4 PM. It is still located at the Galiano Lion's Field.

LDB Penalty Schedule Consultation

Memo from LDB: Penalty Schedule Consultation
The B.C. Liquor Control and Licensing Branch is requesting your participation in the Penalty Schedule Review. Comments will be accepted until Friday, January 19th, 2018. You may email your comments to or snail mail your comments to:
     Penalty Schedule Consultation
     Policy, Planning and Communications
     Liquor Control and Licensing Branch
     PO Box 9292 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, BC V8W 9J8

AGLC appoints new President and CEO Alain Maisonneuve

AGLC's new President & CEO
  It is my pleasure to announce that, effective immediately, Alain Maisonneuve is the AGLC’s new President and Chief Executive Officer for a 5 year term.  
  Alain has over 30 years of experience and industry knowledge, is committed to responsible liquor and gaming practices, and embodies the forward focused leadership style that is required to support the growth of the gaming and liquor industries.
Gael MacLeod MBA, CTAJ, ICD.D,
AGLC Board Chair, Office of the Board